Monday, September 12, 2011

An Affordable 3D Scanner from HP

Gizmodod - Scanners are a bit of a running joke around the Giz office. “If you post a scanner, you’re probably fired,” our editors demi-joke. So it’s sorta distressing news that HP’s got a cheap 3D scannerthat’s actually kind of awesome.

HP’s TopShot Laserjet Pro M275 works by taking six images of an object and compiling them into one 3D image. It also connects to wireless networks, so it can send the image wherever as soon as it’s scanned, and it’s got AirPrint, which lets you print directly from an iPad, Pod, or Phone.                  More